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Cover for Genetic technologies focused on poverty? A case study of genetically improved tilapia (GMT) in the Philippines.

This chapter examines the potential of genetics-based technologies to enhance the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries, in the context of current development paradigms. Issues related to impacts on production and producers, fish consumers, and on employment opportunities, are...

Author(s)
Mair, G. C.; Clarke, G. J. C.; Morales, E. J.; Sevilleja, R. C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gene transfer technology.

The use and application of gene transfer technology in aquaculture are covered in this chapter. The gene transfer techniques used in fish are presented. Transmission of transgenes, transgene expression of growth hormone and reporter genes, performance of transgenic fish (growth, cold tolerance and...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genotype-environment interactions.

This chapter discusses the effects of genotype environment interactions on traditionally bred aquacultured species as well as on polyploid and transgenic ones. The two types of genotype environment interactions are presented. Focus is given on behaviour and performance of aquacultured species.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental risk of aquatic organisms from genetic biotechnology.

This chapter covers the risks posed to the environment by aquatic organisms produced using genetic biotechnology such as transgenic fish. The ecological, genetic and evolutionary impacts of genetically modified organisms are discussed. Environmental risk data on transgenic fish are presented as...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Government regulation of transgenic fish.

This chapter covers some of the regulations that the government made for transgenic fish research, development and commercialization. Other issues such as transport of transgenic organisms between countries, precautionary principles driving biosafety decisions, liability in the case of negative...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995960)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The basics of reproduction and early rearing.

This chapter describes the breeding, reproduction, spawning, early feeding and management of aquaculture broodstock. Sex control, sterilization and genetic engineering are also discussed.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990811)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tilapia culture.

This book contains 12 chapters that discuss the history, current state and future of tilapia (Oreochromis and Tilapia spp.); basic biology and ecology; environmental requirements; semi-intensive fish culture; intensive culture; nutrition and feeding; reproduction and seed production; stress and...

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book
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Cover for Recent technological innovations.

Author(s)
El-Sayed, A. F. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrigenomics.

The concept of nutritional genomics or nutrigenomics, the interaction between nutrition and the genome, for fishes is described. The identification of candidate genes for fish nutrition using DNA microarrays and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) techniques; the nutritional regulation of digestive...

Author(s)
Panserat, S.; Kirchner, S.; Kaushik, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931995)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms, Volume 3. Methodologies for transgenic fish.

This book on methodologies for risk assessment and management of transgenic fish is written by 44 authors from 19 countries. It is comprised of 10 chapters giving emphasis on developing countries which have transgenic fish research programmes or aquaculture systems that may use transgenic fish in...

Author(s)
Kapuscinski, A. R.; Hayes, K. R.; Li, S.; Dana, G.; Hallerman, E. M.; Schei, P. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932961)
Type
Book

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